We bought a TV and hooked it up to our local cable provider using a cable that worked before on another TV. We are able to pick up the cable guide to programming just fine but the screen (other than when we are using the cable guide) remains blue. I believe there is a set-up feature that is preventing us from getting any reception but don't know how to address it.
The owner's information that came with the TV is minimal.
Please help. Thanks, Harry Powe
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Re: Problem with brand new TV
The reason you're getting a blue screen is that you're not getting a signal. Newer TV's have this "blanking" feature to "kill" the snow in the absence of a signal. Check the connector at the end of the cable where it screws onto the set.
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Learn more about Clear QAM cable signals: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/QAM_(television)
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